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A Nation of Deadbeats : An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters

Duer's disgrace -- A botanizing excursion -- Monkey jackets, the uncorked Mississippi, and the birth of caterpillar banks -- The second bank, the monkey jacket war, and Tenskwatawa's revenge -- The politics of panic, the economics of rags -- Leviathan --Of swamps and calculus -- Ceres Americana -- A storm of wheat -- Crosses of gold -- Who put the roar in the Roaring Twenties? -- Conclusions, conclusions.

A history of financial crashes in the United States offers concise explanations of little-understood principles about consumer debt that were at the core of each recession, recounting lending practices and schemes that triggered large-scale crashes and controversies.

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  • ISBN: 9780307272690
  • ISBN: 0307272699 : HRD
  • Physical Description: 330 p.;
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

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